White Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)

 Chelone glabra White Turtlehead growing the woods

Scientific Name: Chelone glabra
Common Name: White turtlehead
Description of facts and concepts: The flower actually resemble a turtle’s head, with nearly closed petals.
Seed or division information: Seeds or divisions
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): August W3
Garden Name: Sunny Wetland Garden
Color of Flower: White
Height: 36″
Spread: 18″
Family: Figwort
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Neutral to acid sand or loam
Soil: Dry to Wet Moist to wet
Light: Sun to Shade Full to part sun
Zone 4-10 Zones 3-8

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